Texas company reads about sweltering small-town school in Illinois, donates air conditioners

  • by: DAVID MERCER , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 19, 2013 - 4:00 PM

BEMENT, Ill. — Temperatures outside the old, red-brick school building in Bement pushed into the 90s again and again in the opening weeks of this school year — and were even higher inside. Administrators were forced to send students home early eight times.

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